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  1. On the road with the 'Mayor of Massachusetts'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    That was the late Boston Mayor Kevin White. He was the Boston pol we dubbed Kevin Deluxe, the Mayor of America, because of his lavish political lifestyle and his political self-importance.

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  2. An island fund-raiser, a low-vision support group, and helping the turkey countRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Boston.com

    The Trustees of Reservations, a nonprofit conservation organization that preserves natural and historic places in Massachusetts, has raised $222,000 of its $250,000 goal to protect Gerry Island off the coast of Marblehead for generations to come. The 1 -acre island is home to birds and other wildlife.

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  3. After fears of discontinuation, national outdoor education program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Seattle Times

    Amid growing fears that the national Every Kid in a Park program would be discontinued, the Department of the Interior has decided to carry on the initiative, which grants fourth-graders and their families free passes to the U.S. national parks. The National Park Service has acknowledged that the program has been renewed for another year.

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  4. There's nothing sweet about sugar cartelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Lowell Sun

    In the last few weeks, the sugar cartels won in their latest attempt to enrich themselves at the cost of the American consumer. Fortunately, not every member of Congress acted like a puppet! Congresswoman Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts voted for reform and continues to be a hero for sugar reform.

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  5. Campaign Notebook: Another candidate drops out and 3rd Congressional District field down to 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The list of candidates vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Lowell, dropped below a dozen Thursday, as Boxboro Democrat Patrick Littlefield announced his withdrawal from the contest. "My team and I have been in a significant race against time, with respect to fundraising in particular," Mr. Littlefield, a former Department of Veterans Affairs official, said in a statement.

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  6. 12 candidates make ballot in historic, crowded 3rd District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Home

    When the last major hurdle for candidates seeking federal office passed Tuesday, a dozen individuals -- 11 Democrats and one Republican -- had secured a spot on the 3rd Congressional District ballot. The list released Wednesday by the secretary of state's office does not become final until Friday, the deadline for candidates to object or withdraw, but barring any such developments, all 12 names will be on the ballot this fall.

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  7. MRT's 39th Anniversary Gala Raises $110,000 For Its Education ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Merrimack Repertory Theatre is thrilled to have raised $110,000 for its signature education programs Student Matinees and Young Company during its 39th Anniversary Gala on June 2, 2018, in Lowell. This is the most raised for education programs at the Gala in the last three years.

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  8. What Is That Crowd? It's the Field of Candidates. Now Pick One.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | The New York Times

    It is a clown car of a congressional race, with so many Democrats running for an open seat in this district, northwest of Boston, that they do not all fit on one stage. In their first debate, when 14 candidates were in the race, one had to sit in the audience.

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  9. Peter Lucas: GOP's Green wants to bridge the gap with White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Lowell Sun

    The "he" is successful businessman Rick Green, 47, a Republican, who is running for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District, a revamped district that has not elected a Republican in 46 years. That was when the late Paul Cronin of Andover defeated Democrat John Kerry of anti-Vietnam war notoriety, who moved into the district to make the run.

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  10. 3rd Congressional District candidates to join in Devens debate TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two sessions are set for the upcoming 3rd Congressional District debate in Devens hosted by The Sun of Lowell, the Sentinel & Enterprise of Fitchburg, the Nashoba Valley Voice and their partners. Eleven Democrats have now officially qualified for the ballot in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, who is retiring at the end of her term.

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  11. L'Italien chides opponents for political connections but raises thousands on Beacon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Boston.com

    State Senator Barbara L'Italien, a Democrat running for Congress, has railed against several of her rivals for leveraging their relationships with high-ranking local officials to rake in campaign donations and rack up support from insiders. But L'Italien, in her own bid to replace retiring US Representative Niki Tsongas of Lowell, has turned for campaign funds to scores of lobbyists, insiders, and others with interests on Beacon Hill who depend on her decisions as cochairwoman of a powerful regulatory committee.

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  12. The Sun, with partners, gears up for 3rd Congressional District debate next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two sessions are set for the upcoming 3rd Congressional District debate in Devens hosted by The Sun of Lowell, the Sentinel & Enterprise of Fitchburg, the Nashoba Valley Voice and their partners. Eleven Democrats have now officially qualified for the ballot in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, who is retiring at the end of her term.

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  13. Some 3rd District hopefuls failed to vote in key racesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 30 | Lowell Sun

    Several Democratic congressional candidates who are now urging voters to hit the polls in the Merrimack Valley's packed 3rd District primary didn't bother to cast their own ballots in key presidential primary and U.S. Senate contests, state records show. Some even skipped the 2007 special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Martin T. Meehan's seat after he became president of UMass Lowell.

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  14. Some 3rd Congressional District hopefuls skipped voting in key contestsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | Boston Herald

    Several Democratic congressional candidates who are now urging voters to hit the polls in the Merrimack Valley's packed 3rd District primary didn't bother to cast their own ballots in key presidential primary and U.S. Senate contests, state records show. Some even skipped the 2007 special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Martin T. Meehan's seat after he became president of UMass Lowell.

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  15. Time to change 'blue' state of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Massachusetts voters have little choice but to accept the "blue wave" of Democrat candidates seeking office, whether it's a presidential election, mid-term congressional election or off-year election. Democrat incumbents are usually a shoo-in for re-election.

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  16. 'You are the future change-makers,' Tsongas tells UMass Lowell gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Home

    U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, in her final commencement address before departing Congress, told UMass Lowell graduates they must strive for excellence after their depart college. And with the help of a UMass Lowell degree, you are prepared with real skills to make real change, Tsongas told the students.

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  17. In unusual twist, primary challenges loom for 5 in US HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Several members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are getting a run for their money this year - from within their own party. Five of the eight House incumbents seeking re-election face challenges in the September primary, pending final certification of nominating signatures.

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  18. Rachelle G. Cohen: House seniority system benches Democrats' best and brightestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Boston.com

    Do Democrats have a " Pelosi problem ," or is the septuagenarian House minority leader merely symptomatic of a far deeper ailment - a seniority system that confines the best and the brightest to the party's back benches? Is "wait your turn" really a prescription for legislative success - or, more importantly, for electoral success in the 2018 midterm elections ? Sure, at long last, Massachusetts - with its nearly unwavering loyalty to the Democratic Party in congressional elections - is poised to benefit from the seniority system that has become more curse than blessing. A Democratic takeover of the House would put Representative Richard Neal in charge of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee.

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  19. Turner supports WPAFB in FY19 NDAA -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Chairman Mike Turner of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee marked up the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act : "This year's defense funding bill addresses critical issues facing our military. We've seen a tragic increase in aviation accidents since the harmful cuts of sequestration, most recently with nine airmen from the National Guard dying in a C-130 accident.

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  20. House panel approves increases in military pay and troop levels in defense policy billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A House committee on Wednesday approved provisions to enact the highest military pay raise in nearly a decade, boost troop levels across all services and launch new benefits for servicemembers as part of a marathon hearing on the next defense policy plan. The move marks an early development stage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, which will be debated numerous times before final approval.

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